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post #1 of 3 Old Jul 16th, 2006, 3:55 pm Thread Starter
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VZ Navigator in cell Phone/MP3 /weather

Here's one for the techs out there. In search of a cheaper GPS than the 376C I have come up with a substitute deal for the whole mess, a new cell phone! Has VZ Navigator, weather radar, and an MP3 player. For as much as I'll ever use the critter probably VERY cost effective as I get the phone free on my next 2 yr. contract. Can I pipe the tunes of the MP3 thru the stingray cd player or back end of radio assembly? I seem to remember someone saying it was possible the BMW tech says no. I have an 05 LT. I'de tear into it but the rain won't give me enough time down here to get the job done now and I still have to order the phone. I could run thru helmet speakers and keep phone charged by 12v hook up but love our sound system even more. Any Ideas?
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post #2 of 3 Old Jul 16th, 2006, 5:03 pm
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The Aux input on the back of the LT's radio doesn't care what you plug into it, as long as the impedance/power levels are correct. It doesn't know if you're using an iPod, GPS, or cell phone source. That additional AUX socket may be your best option here.

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Brian,

I think this thread will give you all the info you need:

http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/showthre...ight=auxillary

The 4th item from Crestwood330 is the easy way out and there are other options listesd such as FM modulators and making your own cable.

I think www.jameco.com had all the parts necessary to build your own when I was looking at the option.

I built one and used it for a short period but eventually went with the VOICE II. (I somehow lost it when I installed the VOICE II?)

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